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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - December 3, 1945, Mason City, Iowa NORTH JOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME OF AHO ARCHIVES U One Mans Opinion A Radio Commentary by W EARL HALL Managing Editor BROADCAST SCHEDULE KGZO Hastm City Sunday p m WSL1 Iowa City Wednesday p WOI Atnes Frldny B m WTAD Quincy la Friday p KBGI StoDxcity Salurdy o Strikes and Wars Are in Same Class main contention in thi commentary is going to b that in this year 1945 A D there is no more justification fo strike weapon in a nation industrial economy than there i for the war weapon on the inter national scene Both are relics o the stone age past both shoul be banished from the earth In what I shall say I shall no be taking sides or attempting tc pass on the merits or demerit Involved in any current strikes large or small My It is be of the work stoppage device taken by the contending parties to enforce their points of view The fundamental objection t the strike weapon of course i that it is a blunderbuss Its a gun that shoots in all directions Its charge is spread in such a manner as to hurt the public goo even more than it hurts either party to an industrial controversy I speak as a mere member of tha public that gets hurt TN the development of my casL for outlawing the strike I pro ceed from the fundamental pre mise that controversies in the fielc of industry should be no less sub ject to court its differences tha arise between individuals In short Im merely advocating an extension of the existent system ofvjustice in our land From both and will re I sistance to a proposal on the grounds that compulsory ar bitration which is what I am really suggesting would be to de prive them of a fundamental right and freedom That woult have been a reasonably good ar gument a century it isnt good in an era when more anc more the publics welfare is being Blven primacy As a matter of fact such an argumentin a very real sense is a throwback to those days cen turies ago when the establish ment of courts was proposed as of settjing disputes be tween man and man The idea was resisted by many who be lieved such a procedure would de prive them of the power that came to them by reason of thenbig dub or their long spear Im not saying nor do 1 believe that our system of justice is per fect It isnt It isnt anywhere near perfect But despite this I know nobody who opposes the basic idea ofa court system More and more our freedom is becoming a freedom under law Law and order have become the principal ingredient of civiliza tions advance When men dis agree they take their differences to court for arbitration accordin to set rules TN the field of international rela tionships the principle of ar bitration is all but universally ac cepted After the last war we set up a court but failed to pro vide a police force That was as if we neglected to provide a sher iff or police department to exe cute the orders of a district court judge The plan failed because of this shortcoming Another war came Now we know that any world court to be effective in bringing about peace and comity between nations mnst be implemented by a world police force We have learned but weve learned slowly The foremost barrier to prog ress in creating an orderly world has been the disposition of some our be more concerned with their sov ereign rights than with the avoidance of war Weve wanted to protect ourselves weve been suspicious of the umpire The re sult War and more wars A DOCTOR from Mars would diagnose our ailment as myo pia Each nation has been guiltv of shortsightedness Each looked for what appeared to be for its own immediate selfinter est Weve refused to view the en tire world scene from a properly distant point of view And thats exactly what is hap pening on the industrial front management has been applying just one test question What will this do to me The individual worker has been applying that same test question What will this do to me And that test question should be What will this do o of us In an individual situation work strike or lockout may seem to be justified at least according to past standards But almost without exception such a work stoppage has unexpected repercussions in other plants where no quarrel exists In the rather brief period since the end of the war we have seen numerous examples of olants closed down because they Continued on Page 2 MAKES ALL NORTH 10WANS NEIGHBORS M M Paper CoMkU ot Two SectionsSection One H UAW DEBATES TRUMAN REQUEST 1 English War Bride Is Now Missing With Iowa Officer buque army air forces captain Darrell Beschen 25 w1O she oine A soon as she can obtain a divorce from U Harold Carbone left he California where Capt Beschen is scheduled to report at Santa Ana next week for reassignment Mrs Carbone was one of 3 English brides on the London to Chicago plane which arrived in Chicago Thursday and after be ing photographed and inter viewed boarded a bus for Du buque where Capt Beschen met her The daughter of a London dress designer Mrs Carbone was reached by her husband early Monday and she told police that in answer to her request for a divorce Lt Carbone said Dont worry Ill get one right here in Rochester Capt Beschen told Capt John Derreberryof the Qubuque po lice he intended to marry Jean I am desperately in love with Jean the captain quoted him as saying Im sorry for her hus band but 1 want to marry her as soon as she is free I hope that Is not long I expect to stay in the army Questionedby the Dubuque of ficer Mrs Carbone said she met the Rochester soldier in London and married him in early Decem ber of last year A few wee later Lt Carbone was sent bac to the states and then she me and fell in love with the Dubuqu capatm the dimunitive titian haired Londoner said Search for Mrs Carbon bega last Saturday when her husbanc Harold telephoned the Chicag Red Cross chapter to inquire abou nis wife whose picture he had see m a Rochester newspaper a pic ture that showed her alightin from a plane that carried Mayo Edward J Kelly Chicago Lt Gov Hugh Cross oE Illinois Wilber Gallienne British consul in Chica go and 2 other British war brides Mrs Carbon was traced to Du buque through questioning of com panions on the transAtlanti flight Name President DCS Momcs I Griffith Ames was elected president o the Iowa Society for Cripplet Children and Disabled at its con vention here Saturday Other offi cers elected included A C Fullei Cedar Falls 2nd vice president and Charles R Struther low City secretary Iowa Farmers Win Top Spot in Chicago Fat Stock Shows c part of therinternatiomil exposi ton for 18 years without winning In the carlot championship for AberdeenAngus breed George and Ferd Schmidt of Del mar Iowa veteran international exposition exhibitors won with their entries It was their 5th championship for the class since 1937 Other lowans gaining 1st places n the carlot judgings included GUIS Goecfce State Center Short over W Jarge andTolf An dora Hereford class of 1050 winds and under and Oilman Wilson Bryant Hereford class of 1150 pounds and over lojrteers in his grand champion load had a totalweigh of 15600 pounds or an average 01 1040 pounds for each steer Hoff man fed and exhibited the steers which he owned jointly with Rob ert Starz Omaha 4H club booster The joint entry 1st won the light weight and Hereford breed classes and then went on to take the grand championship The grand champions which were fed and fitted in Iowa were calved in May 1Q44 on the T O ranch at Eaton N Hex Hoff man said He and Storz bought the steers in November 1944 when they averaged 361 pounds each VICTOR GETS RACCOON COATKarl Hoffman left his 4th consecutive victorv n When his load of 15 Dion f f as the grand cham ward InnLi Ti the acon coat Siven him as a re T O ranrhlt of the owner of the i O rancn at Raton Mex AP Wirephoto Reveal Nazis Planned Czech Conquest in 37 year before the Germans goose stepped into that it is my unalterable decision to smash Czechoslovakia by military ac jon in the near future Assistant U S Prosecutor Sid ney S Alderman said the nazi lottmg was carried on under a pretext of friendship through he Locarno pact and other treat aiiu VJLIICL es Hermann Goering nodded in agreement as Alderman quoted he former Wo 2 nazi as assuring he Czechs that I give you my vord of honor that Germany had no aggressive intentions toward heir country The German high command plan for the blitz invasion of Czechoslovakia drawn June 24 937 declared that The necessary onditions to justify such action lolitically and in he eyes of in ernational law must be created leforehand Adding new light to prewar tustory official German docu ments revealed that Hitler was not bluffing when he threatened nvasion of the Sudetenland in ate 1938 and that he fully ex ected France to enter the war to aid the Czechs The Munich pact signed by Eng and and France Sept 29 1933 nd ceding the Sudetenland of Czechoslovakia to Germany came nly 2 days before the date set y the German high command for ne invasion of Czechoslovakia As vents materialized Germany oc upied the rest of Czechoslovakia he following March 14 and gener 1 war broke out with the invasion f Poland Sept 1 1939 MASON CITYAN LANDS IN N Y Capt Robert E Griswold Ma on City denlist was scheduled to rrive in New York Monday on the homas Sumtcr due there it was eported in an Associated Press ispatch received here RITES SET FOR HENRY LUCAS 56 Postmaster Dies at Nora Springs Sunday Nora services for Henry Lucas 56 postmaster of Nora Springs will be held Wednesday at 2 p m at the Meth odist church conducted by the Rev C D Boggie pastor The American Legion the Ma sons and the Boy Scouts in all of which Mr Lucas was active will attend in a body Mr Lucas died Sunday morning from a heart attack He was at his place of business as usual Friday and was stricken the following day Before becoming postmaster Mr Lucas was in the dry goods business at Nora Springs He for merly was in business at Ventura Surviving are his wife the for mer Mrs MarionPriem whom he married Aug 9 1944 a step daughter Doris student at Iowa State Teachers college Cedar Falls his mother Mrs Ida Lucas of Brooten Minn and a brother Orville of Smithland and a sis ter Mrs Scott Green Brooten Minn THE WORLDS BEST BUT Victory Loan Bonds Buy yours his week Bring the boys home nd fight inflation W HENRY LUCAS Fiood Control Meeting Omaha flood control hearing to discuss proposed im provements for flood control on the Little Sioux river will be held at Onawa Iowa next Thursday Lt Col Delbert B Freeman Oma ha district army engineer has an nounced THE WORLDS BEST BUY Victory Loan Bonds Buy yours thu week Bring the and fight inflation SESSION OPENS Engineers Contractors Here From 5 States Tiling contractors drainage en gineers soil conservation officials and equipment manufacturers from 5 states gathered in Mason City Monday afternoon for the farm drainage conference called by the Mason City Brick and Tile company Early arrivals indicated an at tendance of more than 100 persons according to W S Lyhes drainage engineer for the local firm who is m charge of the meeting at the Hotel Hanford Monday and Tuesday Three huge tiling machines al ready are on display and a fourth was expected proper use and maintenance of the machinery being one of the topics to be dis cussed Improvement of the ma chinery also was to be considered Prof Fhir Manson head of the department of agricultural engin eering at the University of Minne sota scheduled to be the first speaker was unable to be present R A Was Clearing and colder laKen Dy rrpf K A Norton re MnnHnu search division soils conservation department Iowa State college who spoke following the address of welcome by flf D Jpdd vice president and general manager of the host firm Prof Norton was followed by Prof C H VanVlack extension agricultural engineer for Iowa State college Also on the after Navy Charges Admirals Son in Ship Loss Washington navy form ally accused Capt Charles B Mc vay III Monday of negligence and culpable inefficiency in the loss of the 10000ton cruiser Indianapolis m the closing days of the war The charges were prepared for the opening session of a general court martial convened at tbe Washington navy yard to try the 47yearold son of a retired ad miral Every man aboard the Indian apolis was a casualty when enemy action sent her to the bottom of the Philippine sea last July 30 Dead or missing totaled BBO the wound ed 316 Signed by Secretary of the Navy Forrestal the charges made public for the first time as the 7man military tribunal convened ac cused McVay of 1 Through negligence suffering a vessel of the navy to be hazard ed and 2 Culpable inefficiency in the performance of duty Under the first charge the cap tain was accused specifically of neglecting to cause zigzag course to be steered through an area in which enemy submarines might be encountered Under the second charge he was accused of failing after being in formed that the ship was in a sink ing condition to issue and see ef fected such timely orders as were necessao to cause said vessel to be abandoned as it was his duty to do As a result the specifications set forth many persons on board perished with the sinking of said vessel The heavy had just completed a special high speed run from San Francisco to Guam to deliver atomic bomb ma traveling unescorted to Leyte in the Philippines when disasterstruck Shortly after midnight on July 30 a terrific explosion blasted the Indianapolis She sank within 15 minutes To Get Plaque Des Moines plaque will be presented Saturday during the first state convention of the American veterans of World war II to Mrs Marie Sullivan Water loo mother of 5 sons who lost their lives in service The state department has adopted the name The Five Sullivan Brothers The convention opens Friday noon program was D C Hoyce sales manager of the Buckeye Traction Ditcher company Find lay Ohio Mr Lynes was to be the speaker at the dinner session Monday eve ning On the Tuesday forenoon program are Mike Gales of the BarberGreene company Aurora 111 and E N Neal secretary of the Schield Bantam company Waverly ARABS ORDER JEW BOYCOTT Jerusalem powerful Arab league ordered a general boycott Monday of all Jewish goods originating in Palestine in protest against the proposed estab lishment of a Zionist state in the Holy Land Weather Report FORECAST uuu colder Monday night with lowest tem perature about 15 degrees Tuesday fair Not so cold in aft ernoon Iowa Mostly cloudy Monday partly cloudy Monday night and Tuesday Slightly colder east portion Monday and Mon day night slowly rising temper atures Tuesday Clearing Monday night preceded by snow flurries southeast early Monday colder south and east partly cloudy Tuesday Warmer in the west IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather statistics for 24 hour period ending at 8 o clock Monday morning Maximum ji Minimum At 8 a m Monday YEAR AGO Maximum 31 Minimum jg Precipitation 15 GlobeGazette weather statistics for 24 hour period ending at S oclock Sunday morning Maximum 34 Minimum jj At 8 a m Sunday 32 Precipitation 34 YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 22 22 ASKS FOR END OF GM STRIKE SETS UP PLAN Truman Urges Steel Workers Not to Quit Jobs in Coming Rift Detroit CIO United Automobile Workers union will call a conference ot General Mo tors Workers next Saturday to de cide whether they will heed a re quest by President Truman to end their wage strike against the cor poration R J Thomas UAWC1O president said Monday President Truman intervened directly in the nationwide strike of General Motors workers Monday when he informed congress that he was asking the strikers to re turn to work immediately Mr Truman also set up fact finding boards tc deal with the General Motors strike and threat ened steel walkout and asked congress for permanent machin ery to handle labor disputes in important nationwide industries The president appealed publicly for 225000 ClOUnited Automo bile Workers to return to their jobs in the big General Motors corporation and urged the approxi mately 700030 who might be in volved in a steel strike to remain at work Mr Truman acted in a special message fast on theheels of the 1 a b o rmanagement conference which could not agree upon a fact finding recommendation He proposed A law for setting un machinery for naming factfinding boards to prevent work stoppages in im portant nationwide labor dis putes A ban on strikes or lockouts for at least 30 after certificA tion of a dispute by the secretary of labor 20 for the factfinding board to deliberate and 5 more The president cited such wide spread industries as steel auto mobile aviation mining oil util ities and communications as those to which the act should apply This list however was not con clusive although Mr Truman said the legislation should not cover small and local labor troubles A short time before the presi dents message Thomas had asked U S Attorney General Tom Clark to investigate General Motors op erations contending the corpora tions control of a large part of the supply of fuel pumps for the industry constituted a monopoly The request was made by Thomas in a telegram which stated that control of a single vi tal item gives General Motors corporation a control over its competitors that is contrary to the public interest Thomas in his telegram cited a letter by C E Wilson General Molars president in which GM offered to reopen its parts plants to supply other automobile man ufacturers only The International UAWCIO accepted this offer only to have some prominent locals op pose the plan Meanwhile Joseph C u r r a n president of the CIO National Maritime Union called the unions 90000 workers out at 7 a m CST Monday for a 24 hour work stoppage in protest against what tie contended was the slow return of servicemen from abroad He said troopships colliers tankers and vessels carrying relief sup plies would be the only ships manned in the nations ports dur ing the demonstration 18 0 Strike Picture At a Glance 600000 Workers Idle By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS More than 600000 idle in labor disputes Major developments included Deployment Timetable Paris redeploy ment schedule for American divi sions in the Europenn theater Seventyfifth 79th infantry and 12th armored On the high seas Twentysixth infantry At Camp Pittsburgh Oise section scheduled to nrrire at Calais this week Eightyninth infantry At Le Havre staging area 5000 men to bo shuttled to the United King dom Dec 4 and 7 remaining 10 CCO to be shipped directly to the United States at a still indefinite date Ninetieth infantry Arriving at Calais Sixteenth corps Now in Lc Havre staging area Thirtysixth infantry First ele ments on high seas remainder in Calais staging area Marseille The 29th 80th SHh and1001h infantry 82nd airborne and 2nd armored divisions have been alerted for shipment New Medical Head DCS Afoincs Col Leo M Maguirc has succeeded Dr Burton O Clark as chief medical officer at the DCS Moines Veterans hos pital Dr Clark is on an extended leave due to illneis ;